CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 22, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Impt. of electoral votes in president elecs. reported [Pol. analyst Horace BUSBY - says past performance shows up most clearly in electoral college.] "Electoral lock" in which 23 states have gone Republican in last five elecs. examined; map shown. [Democrat analyst Paul MASLIN - says you must fight in states in which you have chance.] Democrats' problems in breaking Republican bloc detailed; scenes shown of Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter in 1980 campaign, of Walter Mondale in '84 campaign [Republican analyst William SCHNEIDER - says electoral college "locks out" north liberal Democrats] Electoral college explained; presidents John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt mentioned. [BUSBY - explains changing voting habits.] Shift of vote westward noted. [MASLIN - says you must target the right states.] [BUSBY - discusses pols.]
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